Posts tagged "the illinois Policy Institute"

Better than Oprah w/Bill Clinton: Berkowitz w/the Policy Institute's Dabrowski on Charter Schools, Pensions and Jobs, Cable and Web

Ted Dabrowski: …We have to let [parents] have more say… we are forcing kids—if they close down a school, we force them to go thru a safe zone; we force kids to go to some of the worst and the most violent schools in the City of Chicago… we have had some of these Chicago... Read more »

Better than Chris Wallace w/Bill Clinton: Watch Berkowitz w/Illinois Policy Institute's Collin Hitt on Web/Cable on Pension Reform

Collin Hitt [Sr. Director of Government Affairs, the Illinois Policy Institute]: …The fact is we are now running out of money. Over the last five years, about 80% of all new money in higher education is going to new retirement costs…that’s why you’re seeing Democrats currently get on board with pension reform, [state employee pensions are]... Read more »